Harry and Meghan to visit Edinburgh before Valentines Day The engaged couple are set to make a f


The engaged couple are set to make a flying visit to Edinburgh on February 13th Pair will learn about organisations in the region and meet with local businesses Harry and Meghan are set to tie the knot at St George’s Chapel, Windsor, in May Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are set to visit Edinburgh the day before Valentine’s Day on their first
official joint visit to Scotland. During their visit next Tuesday, Harry and Meghan will have the opportunity to meet members of the public,
learn more about organisations that work in the local community and nationwide, and celebrate youth in
the Scottish Year of Young People 2018. The couple, who are to wed on May 19, will make their first stop at the Esplanade in front of the iconic
Edinburgh Castle, where they will be officially welcomed to the city by the Royal Marines Scotland
Band. Prince Harry became Colonel-in-Chief of the Royal Marines in December. Scroll down for video Inside the Castle at the historic Edinburgh Garrison – which looks out across
the city – Harry and Meghan will observe the firing of the One O’clock Gun. The tradition of firing a gun started in 1861 to mark time for ships in the Firth of Forth Today the British Army fire a 105 millimetre L118 Light Gun, which is the model currently used in operations
worldwide. The couple will then travel on to Social Bite, a social business and café located in Edinburgh’s New
Town. Social Bite runs social enterprise cafés throughout Scotland and use this platform to distribute 100,000
items of food and hot drinks to homeless people each year, as well as employing staff who have experienced
homelessness themselves In the café, Harry and Meghan will learn more about the social enterprise, meet staff and tour the
kitchen. To conclude their visit, the couple will attend a reception at the Palace of Holyroodhouse to celebrate
youth achievements, marking Scotland’s Year of Young People 2018. The Year of Young People is an initiative that aims to inspire Scotland through its young people: celebrating
their achievements, strengthening their voice on social issues and creating new opportunities for them
to shine. Youth representatives from various charities and organisations that work with and for young people across
the country will be present. The reception will provide an opportunity for them to talk about their aspirations for the Year and
the activities that they have been involved in so far.

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